Lafayette Economic Development Authority Board of Commissioners

Name Lafayette Economic Development Authority Board of Commissioners
Contact Person Mr. Gregg Gothreaux - President/Chief Executive Officer
Mailing Address 211 East Devalcourt Street
Lafayette, LA 70506
Phone Number 337-593-1400
Fax Number 337-234-3009
Board Email gregg@lafayette.org
Website www.lafayette.org
Legal Authority Louisiana Revised Statutes 34:291-302
Year Created 1971
Organizational Placement Political subdivision of the state
Purpose/Function The Louisiana State Legislature created the Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA) for the purpose of facilitating growth and economic development in Lafayette Parish. Funded by a parish property tax, this political subdivision of the state of Louisiana fulfills its purpose through combined efforts with its board of commissioners. The Board consists of 12 commissioners appointed by various governmental and educational entities. Together, the Board of Commissioners and the LEDA staff
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 12
Number Currently Serving: 12
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 13
Estimated number in current year: 12
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $5000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 14
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 10
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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